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Grow your design career as an individual contributor, part 3

View the original postCareer growth might not be linear. If it isn’t, what other shape can it take? When we think about growth, we usually think of it as a linear process, like Silicon Valley’s favorite hockey stick curve — upwards and to the right, exponentially increasing. We get better and better at what we do, accumulate more […]

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Year 0 vs Year 3 as a Product Designer — A Retrospective

View the original post Year 0 vs Year 3 as a Product Designer — A Retrospective Ok, a little backstory: Nearly 3 years after its creation, I made a conscious decision to revisit one my first projects in the product design industry. Well, to put it shortly, it was……horrendous. It resembled the aftermath of an inexperienced, wannabe […]

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Figure out what to do; Specialist vs Managerial track

View the original postWhen I was stating as a User Experience Designer, I came across an ocean of UX Job Titles. I was confused. There were – UX Designer, Product Designer, Visual Designer, Digital Designer, Interaction Designer, UX researcher, Content strategist, UX Unicorn (Yep, I’m not kidding about this job title!) And how do I level up […]

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7 Best Interaction Design Courses That You Can Complete Online

View the original post Be sure to choose the right one that fits your preferences. Continue reading on UX Planet »

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The #1 industry to join as an innovation-obsessed designer

View the original postIt seems like most of the innovation in design craft and culture comes from the teams working in the most design mature industries—the top 5 percent of visionary companies that empower design for the greatest benefit. We often forget that almost half of companies are still operating under the assumption that design […]

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UX Writing Salary Survey 2021 Results

View the original postThe post UX Writing Salary Survey 2021 Results appeared first on UX WRITING HUB.

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8 Skills not related to UX that will make You a better UX designer

View the original postPhoto by Quino Al on Unsplash In this article, I will speak about additional skills that will help you a lot in your career. 1. Photoshop and Illustratorhttps://www.gameofbuzz.com/difference-between-photoshop-and-illustrator/ I know this is an obvious one, but many great UI/UX designers don’t have skills at the Great Photoshop and Mighty Illustrator. You can make it […]

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The toxicity of design school

View the original post It’s not like this in the real world. Continue reading on UX Planet »

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How to Prep for (and Nail) a UXR Job Interview

View the original post If you want to blow them away during the interview, you need to start prepping beforehand. 

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The Key to Avoiding Career Stagnancy in a User Research Role

View the original post Don’t get stuck in your career—get uncomfortable and grow.